Get Your Glow On: 3 Tips for Great-Looking Skin

20 June 8, 2016 - At Home, Essential Oils, Giveaways, New, Personal Care, Skin care, Vitality™ essential oils, Young Living Beauty Products, Young Living Lifestyle, Young Living Personal Care

Ready to show off a little skin this summer? All this warm weather has us trading in our jeans for cool shorts, our sweaters for tees, and boots for sandals. Your skin will glow this season with our simple tips for keeping it looking luminous and healthy!

 

  1. Exfoliate

Lavender-oatmeal soapYour skin is constantly working to regenerate. As this process happens, dead skin cells move to the surface. Buildup of dead skin cells can dull your complexion and suck up the moisture and benefits from your skin care products. As you get older, this process slows, increasing buildup.

That’s where exfoliation comes in. Using a gentle exfoliator one to three times a week removes dead skin, helping your inner beauty shine through. Pay attention to how your skin reacts, though, since over-exfoliation can irritate the skin and cause reddening—you know your skin best!

We love our new Lavender-Oatmeal Bar Soap for gently exfoliating your body with oat bran, leaving your skin feeling soft and supple.

If you prefer using a body gel, try using an exfoliating glove or a gentle salt scrub as part of your shower routine.

  1. Moisturize

ART® Light Moisturizer Once you’ve exfoliated, give back to your skin with your favorite moisturizer! Moisturizer is the easiest way to get back your glow while helping your skin look and feel softer and smoother.

Moisturize immediately after bathing by patting your skin dry with a towel, locking in moisture. Give the sensitive skin on your face added hydration with our ART® Light Moisturizer or brighten and even the appearance of skin tone with Sheerlumé™. If you already use a facial moisturizer you love but love the benefits of essential oils, try mixing a small amount of Frankincense or Cedarwood to your daily application of liquid foundation to help your skin look dewy all day long.

Increase the moisture in the air of your workspace with a humidifying diffuser like our Dewdrop™, Home, or Bamboo diffusers.

  1. Take care of yourself

Water Bottle and Lemon VitalityLook and feel your best by following these three easy tips:

Sleep

Your grandmother’s beauty sleep is one of the best ways to rejuvenate your body and skin every single day. The Mayo Clinic has a great resource to see how much sleep you need each night, depending on your age and other factors.

Hydrate

Like the rest of your body, your skin dries out when you aren’t drinking enough water. Ensure you stay hydrated by keeping a reusable, spill-proof water bottle on hand at your desk, running errands, or even around the house. Flavor your water by infusing it with Vitality essential oils and fruit. You’ll love the burst of flavor, and your body will love the hydration!

Eat Healthy

Give your body the nutrients it needs! Research suggests that eating a diet full of antioxidant-rich foods like carrots, apricots, leafy greens, tomatoes, blueberries, legumes, fatty fish, and nuts can help improve your overall health and with it, your skin’s appearance.

 

This summer, be confident in your own beautiful skin! These easy tips are just a few ways to start, if you haven’t already.


Giveaway:

What other skin care tips have helped you get beautiful-looking skin? Comment on this post for your chance to become our randomly-selected winner of one (1) Lavender-Oatmeal Bar Soap, one (1) ART® Light Moisturizer and one (1) 15-ml bottle of Frankincense (valued at $187.17)!

Giveaway rules:

  • To enter, simply comment on this post.
  • Contest ends at 11:59 p.m., MT, on Thursday, June 16.
  • One winner will be chosen at random and announced on the blog on Friday, June 17.
  • Click here for official rules.

***UPDATE***

Congratulations to our randomly selected giveaway winner, Nancy Boyd.  Thanks everyone for your participation and great comments! 

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713 Comments

  • Sandra Kearney March 13, 2017 - 5:20 pm Reply

    Get Your Glow on Tip: Use Rose Ointment on dry winter skin to hydrate smooth, fine lines around lips and eyes and to nourish your entire face to feel smooth and look smooth.

  • Shannon Conner November 28, 2016 - 2:11 pm Reply

    I am excited about adding oils to my foundation, I never would have thought of trying that.

  • Marie Duncan September 29, 2016 - 7:46 pm Reply

    I love making my own skin loving spritzer made from pure water and Young Living Essential Oils such as lavender, rose, frankincense, myrrh, cedarwood, etc.

  • Marie Duncan September 29, 2016 - 7:43 pm Reply

    I love to make my own skin spritz by using pure water and a variety of skin loving Young Living Essential Oils like lavender, rose, cedarwood, frankincense, myrrh, etc.

  • Katarzyna Swiech July 7, 2016 - 8:41 pm Reply

    I learned about Young Living oils few years back, but never got the full experience of it. Now that I am a mother I want the best for my babies and I’m ready to start this new life style!

  • Kathy Bruner July 7, 2016 - 8:09 pm Reply

    I LOVE the idea of adding to foundation!!

  • MaryAnn Konis July 6, 2016 - 1:08 pm Reply

    Frankincense won my husband over. I am excited that he is excited!!!

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